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Promise Program Live Chat


Monday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday thru Thursday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


NOTE: Students should leave a name, student ID (if applicable), EMAIL (no phone numbers), and nature of inquiry. 

Phone: (310) 287-7250 or 7251 or 4462


First-time freshmen of any age and income that commit to Full Time enrollment qualify for FREE TUITION, earn Priority Registration and a support voucher for transportation, bookstore supplies, or dining in the Wildcat Cafe. 

To Qualify for West LA College Promise (2020-2021), you must:

  1. Qualify for California residency or AB540
  2. Be a High School graduate or equivalent
  3. Be considered a first-time college student - (If you took college courses in while still in High School, you still qualify for the Promise Program)
  4. Complete either the FAFSA or CA Dream Act 
  5. Complete a short summer transition activity during Summer 2020
  6. Attend West as a full-time student for Fall 2020

Students that complete Fall 2020 in full-time status with a 2.0 GPA (or preferably higher) will earn FREE TUITION for Spring 2021 semester.

Student that complete 2020-2021 academic year in full-time status with a 2.0 GPA can qualify for a 2nd year of free tuition.